EPF announces temporary closure of Lahad Datu branch

-- The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is temporarily closing its Lahad Datu office and counters from tomorrow until further notice after a few of its employees at the branch tested positive for COVID-19. "The identified cases are now under treatment

Floods: Fewer evacuees in Sabah, Pahang

-- The number of flood evacuees in Sabah has dropped slightly while several relief centres (PPS) in Pahang have been closed this evening.In SABAH, the number of victims has reduced by five to 890 people from 257 families compared to

37 landslide incidents in Mambong following incessant rain

The incessant rain last week resulted in 37 landslide incidents reported in the Mambong state constituency, near here, said its assemblyman, Datuk Dr Jerip Susil.According to him, three roads connecting Kampung Sadir, Kampung Kiding and Kampung Sepit w...

Prasarana denies ‘overcrowding’ on monorail train

Prasarana Malaysia Berhad has denied a news report published on a portal that showed congestion on a monorail train during the Movement Control Order (MCO). It described the news as misleading.In a statement today, the company also invited the media

SSB food baskets distributed in Kalabakan

Sabah government-linked company, Sabah Softwoods Bhd (SSB), gave out 820 food baskets to people living in Kampung Kalabakan, Kampung Brantian and Kampung Sungai Udin who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.“The food baskets were delivered in ph...

Govt have enough resources for public health system – Dr Adham

The government is putting the people’s health as the top priority and has enough resources to ensure the public health system continues to serve the people to curb the spread of COVID-19, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba.This

COVID-19: 3,306 new cases, four deaths Jan 18 – Health DG

A total of 3,306 new COVID-19 infections were recorded in the country today, bringing the cumulative figure of positive cases to 161,740, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.He said of the total number of new cases reported

COVID-19: Thailand scales up active case detection to curb infections in communities

— Thailand is stepping up active case detection in highly-controlled provinces in the kingdom to halt the spread of COVID-19 in communities. Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) assistant spokesperson Dr Apisamai Srirangsan said the Depa...

Two COVID-19 positive Bangladeshi men try to board flight to Dhaka

-- Two Bangladeshi men in their 20s, who had tested positive for COVID-19, tried to leave the country by boarding a flight bound for Dhaka yesterday via the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) here.They were found to be positive for

MOH committed to ensuring safety of registered vaccines

-- The Ministry of Health (MOH) is always committed to ensuring the quality, safety and effectiveness of vaccines and registered medicines are always guaranteed through the quality product monitoring programme and pharmacovigilance.Its Minister Datuk S...